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Worth the Candle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Authentic treasure buried 200 years ago in Virginia protected by a group of ciphers. Three graduate students at a Midwestern university who attack the ciphers with sufficient success to justify an adventure. Local frustrated searchers willing to kill anyone attempting to steal the birthright they and their forebears have fruitlessly sought for well over a century.
Ladies of Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder is no respecter of persons… Richard Hayward’s promotion and move from the big city life to the sleepy town of Burshill, England, has been shattered. Sir John Bury needs a murder solved, and the clues are limited. The suspects, on the other hand, aren't.
Coda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder followed Albert around the world, from one concert stage to another, like a string of blood-red pearls, forcing him out of his academic womb, naked and exposed, trailing him to the edge of the abyss. Now, in Oxburgh Hall - more a place of the past than the present - he'd finally found a place where death couldn't find him. Then it did
She Never Came Home
Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Alice loses her job and her home, she is forced to move into an old farmhouse with her husband and her dog. She is determined to make the most of the situation - until she starts to hear the voice of a young girl in the middle of the night. Should Alice follow her instinct and leave the p, or should she stay and find out what happened to the little girl forty years ago?
The Rat-Taker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Set in 14th Century London in the time of the Great Pestilence, THE RAT-TAKER is about an obsessive love and a tragic event coiled into one mystery. Simon the Rat-Taker is a man obsessed by a terror that he cannot remember. Driven by the question “What did happen?” he attempts to recall the truth by dictating to his scribe the events of the day that began it all: the day the rats began to die.
Eye of the Diamond-T
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Dion Blaine. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After his truck crashes on an icy bridge along Route 66 one night in 1957 Arizona, driver Nick Pente awakens in a remote mountain valley in the care of a Native American shaman and his beautiful daughter. Initially blind, Nick must remember what came before the fateful night on the bridge (trauma dating to his service in WWII and his childhood) before returning to his world with his newfound love.
Dancing With The Mafia
Series: A Political Dance. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A sequel to "A Political Dance," this novel explores the influence exerted by the Mafia on Louisiana elections. A young Assistant Attorney General risks his life to expose corrupt practices with state leases and stumbles onto a much bigger scam. All of this against the backdrop of the Civil Rights unrest.
Chicago P.D., Homicide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chicago P.D., Homicide is broken up into four individual stories with a through line that unites them. No other family in the history of America has provided more solace to the surviving family members of homicide victims than the Morris family of Chicago which has furnished their fair city with four continuous generations of excellent and dedicated homicide detectives.
Crimini in Salotti Marci
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 105,310. Language: Italian. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Una denuncia della corruzione nell'Italia di oggi e del suo non essere più una democrazia bensì un regime comunista in camicia rosa.
Year of the Tiger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A treasure cache buried by the Japanese military in Singapore during World War II is discovered releasing a deadly plaque. It is up now to investigators in Singapore to decipher a cryptic clue left behind with the treasure to halt this deadly plague.
Silent Destiny
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 154,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Whitlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Emma Walters, a Canadian English Professor, learns she has inherited a Sottish Estate and must go to Scotland immediately. On arriving in Scotland she learns the details of her physical estate but also that she has inherited a 700-year-old mystery and all of Scotland is relying on her to solve it! By J. Robert Whittle and Joyce Sandilands
Miss Nike Ajax
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ruby Danes is on a cross-continent roll up to Denver where she finds her flimflam father murdered, east to St. Louis where she falls in with Danny Mint, a pickpocket who's just pinched a mystery brass key that sends the pair of all damn places to Norfolk - in '62 a town dead in the atomic crosshairs and with drug runners who want Ruby's secret.
The Astonishing Tales of Sherlock Holmes: The Shrieking Pits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
What appears a frivolous excursion into myth hunting takes on a different tone when Watson discovers encrypted notes from the Diogenes Club to Holmes. The World’s Greatest Detective is not hunting fairies, but on the trail of Viking silver and a daring heist.
Legends Can Be Murder: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series, Book 15. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charlie and Drake take a job with Gold Trail Adventures in Skagway, Alaska, flying visitors by helicopter to remote cabin sites to try the outdoor lifestyle and look for gold. Before long, one guest finds a set of bones in an old mine, remains that date back decades. Swamped with present-day cases, the police chief tells Charlie she is free to investigate, but someone is determined to stop her.
The Mistletoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
England 1874…Marcus Brody is suddenly guardian to his recently deceased brother’s three little girls. Christmas is fast approaching and he needs help from the children’s maternal aunt, Lady Alyssa, who wants nothing to do with her nieces. But in soliciting her help, is Marcus unknowingly drawing her into a paranormal encounter with Spirits warning of mortal danger.
Captive Surrender
Series: The Star Elite. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
He claims to be an agent for His Majesty's government, but can he be believed? With the threat of losing her home hanging over her, can Prudence trust her unexpected captive to help them, and surrender to the desire neither of them can ignore?
Too Long To Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,740. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Set 30,000 years ago, Too Long To Die tells of a murder which tears apart the life of a people, revealing deep divisions within the Pescovari tribe. Only one man has the ability to solve the crime. Introducing Lonell, the world's first 'detective', the story unfolds against the harsh reality of early man's struggle for survival, whilst celebrating his ingenuity and resilience.
The Carlswick Affair
Series: The Carlswick Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Who do you trust when everyone around you has secrets? Stephanie Cooper's fateful meeting with James Knox, guitarist for indie band The Fury, in Carlswick village sets off an unforeseen chain of events. A family feud dating back to World War II threatens to keep them apart, but however great the danger Stephanie knows she must uncover the secrets hidden beneath the ancient roof of Knox Manor
Project Polina
Price: $8.48 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
THe Russian FSB are looking for a rich oligarch's daughter, Polina. Close Protection Agents Brody McCaine and his partner Glen take the young girl on the run after an attack was made to her home. We follow the agents as they take Polina with them to Brody's girlfriends family and the race against time to find out what lies behind the attack, looking back to the Russian revolution in 1917.
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.